representing building managment, cleaning and security staff

A compliant supply chain is everyone’s business

10 March 2016  By Natalie James, Fair Work Ombudsman There should never be a situation where a worker is owed more each week than they actually receive in their hand. It is a slap in the face for that long-standing notion of a fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay. Moreover, it is blatantly

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SHAM CONTRACTING IS NEVER ACCEPTABLE

The peak body representing contract cleaning in Australia the Building Service Contractors Association of Australia, issued a statement today in response to recent publicity regarding the underpayment of wages. The BSCAA condemns the unlawful practice of  contracting arrangements, the intention of which is to pay cleaners below the legislated wage rates and conditions contained in

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WFBSC 21st Congress, April 4-7 2016 Tokyo

World Federation of Building Service Contractors 21st Congress registrations are now open. Being held in Tokyo from the 4-7 April 2016 during cherry blossom season the conference theme is ‘Weaving a Culture, Building Service Contractors :Services to create rich life” and will examine and discuss the value of the building service industry. For all the details and program information go

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AUSCLEAN Pulire 20-21 October at Jupiters on the Gold Coast

With more than 40 exhibitors on show and a comprehensive education program at AUSCLEAN Pulire, you’ll find a cleaning and hygiene solution to suit your company’s needs. Register now to attend at http://www.auscleanpulire.com.au/ausclean-pulire/

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BSCAA National AGM 31 July 2015

The Annual General Meeting of the National body of the Building Service Contractors Association of Australia will be held on 31 July 2015. The Notice and Agenda  includes a nomination form for the election of Officers for the positions of National Vice President and National Treasurer of the BSCAA. All financial members of the BSCAA are eligible to nominate.

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FWC Annual Wage Review Decision

The Fair Work Commission has announced today, 2 June 2015 the minimum weekly wages will be increased by 2.5% effective from 1 July 2015. Wage rate schedules for the Cleaning and Security Services Award will be released shortly for members.

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Declared Public Holidays – Easter & Anzac Day

Easter Holidays ACT –  Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Monday NSW – Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday NT –    Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Monday QLD – Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Monday SA –    Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Monday TAS – Good Friday, Easter Monday VIC –  Good Friday, Easter Saturday,

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Cleaning contractors face more spot checks after $763,000 recovered for 1200 employees

Cleaning contractors face ongoing spot checks by the Fair Work Ombudsman again this year as it endeavours to detect and deter deliberate non-compliance with federal workplace laws. The Fair Work Ombudsman is also working with a forum of key stakeholders to ensure compliance and best practice after finding the industry is characterised by layers of

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Ausclean 14 October 2014

Boutique Ausclean event in October to bring together the cleaning and hygiene industry Ausclean is the only dedicated cleaning and hygiene show in Australia, and for the first time is being held at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground as a one day event. The free to attend expo is open from 10am to 4.30pm, and

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Cleaning Service Award 2010 Wage Schedule effective 1 July 2014

The wage schedule for the Cleaning Service Award 2010 effective 1 July 2014 is now available to all members in the Members Only section in your relevant State page. All transitional increases have now been absorbed and the rates are now common across all States and Territories. Barbara Connolly National Officer

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